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Picks Galore and Deals to be Made!


With new leadership and a ton of options, just what should the Flames do today to take another step in the great rebuild?

Treliving wins over Huska


Ryan Huska had options, but Brad Treliving continues to impress by luring the head coach away from the Kelowna Rockets, and possibly other NHL clubs.

The Flames Still Have a LOT of Work to Do


Brian Burke may have saved his deadline day with two late moves but the Flames still lack elite talent. Burke claims the rebuild will be over soon, but how do they stack up compared to an actual...

VOTE NOW! Price or Luongo? *UPDATE* Price to Start


On the minds of all Canadians today, who will Mike Babcock start versus Finland?

Trade or Extend Cammy? Is Price the key to gold?


Because of previous failures by the Flames regime, they don't have the luxury to retain vets... and in Sochi, let's hope Team Canada makes the right call and goes with the BETTER goaltender.

Matt Stajan - "A Blue Car"


Put this one in the "does not support the Matt Stajan signing" column. Finally.

Flames Fans Should Prepare for Rock Bottom


With Mike Cammalleri, Matt Stajan and Lee Stempniak potentially available at the deadline, the Flames could yet still get worse... but that could also mean a bevvy of new, young assets.

Put the "Advanced" Stats Debate to Bed Already


A collection of data that increases your ability to evaluate a player and team are far too valuable a tool for this debate to continue any longer.

The Rebuild Begins Today


The end of the Jay Feaster era signals the actual beginning of the rebuild for the Calgary Flames.

Wednesday Wailings! Monahan/WJC, Trades, Goalies


There's never enough Monahan talk in Calgary. This time, it's World Juniors. I've got Jay Feaster figured out, but there was one head-scratcher. And, time to stop worrying about the goaltending.

Wednesday Wailings! Too Many Familiar Questions


Is benching Mikael Backlund and Sven Baertschi sending the wrong message? Or, are we seeing the ways of the old regime slowly show themselves once again?

It's Monahan Decision Day! POLL


The numbers speak for themselves, but this writer is still not entirely convinced Sean Monahan should stay with the Calgary Flames.

Wednesday Wailings! Monahan, Hot Start, CBC


Will he stay or will he go? Regardless, it's good news for the Flames... but, don't get too excited about the hot start by the club... and, will the CBC ever utilize its star commentator?

Flames UFA Primer


Feaster's biggest decision will come prior to the UFA frenzy. Will he make the right call? And, will he open the club's pockets to any big UFAs?

Is there a solution to the Flames shootout woes?


There's no nice way to put it. The Flames are terrible at the shootout, but there are a couple small changes that could help their chances in the future.

Team Canada hangs on to edge Team USA 2-1


Behind a stellar goaltending performance from Malcolm Subban, the Canadians took down the Americans and hold top spot in Group B. A look at the game and what lies ahead for Team Canada.

Canada falls to Finland 3-2


Team Canada will need to improve their play greatly ahead of this years World Junior tournament.

Red, White and, well, Half of Calgary

Studs and duds of last night's Red vs. White game at Team Canada's World Junior Selection Camp in Calgary.

Cory Sarich's New Deal: An Exercise in Poor Negotiations

I'll start by saying how surprised I was at the number of Flames fans who were happy with the news of Cory Sarich re-signing. Are we the only fan base that gets super pumped about replacement-level...

What I Would Do, What They Will Do, What They Should Do


I have come to enjoy listening to Jay Feaster talk about his teams draft strategy, even though it involved a story of them being WAY too close to not drafting SVEN last year. They still did and...

Flames Notes: New Coach, JD and the Calgary Media


I know it's been a long time since I've written anything and I'm hoping to get back into more of a regular schedule as things start to move into more of a normal pace... but for now, I'm going to...

In Which I Play Armchair General Manager; No Shortage of Flexibility.


Jay Feaster should not have been hired by the Calgary Flames without a thorough investigation of what was available to the club in terms of replacements for Darryl Sutter, but he was, and here we...

Cognitive Dissonance or: The All-Too Familiar Flames


Photo by Ted Rhodes, Calgary Herald My favorite write-up from last off-season was one by Danny Gray at Leafs Nation entitled, Better Know a Bias: Cognitive Dissonance. It's a great piece...

Embrace the Chase: 5 Games Could Define an Era


Brent Sutter was brought in to take the Calgary Flames to the next level - the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. It hasn't really worked out. Now we're left with a team that more...

Game 74 Recap: Another All-Important Game Gets Away


Let's not pretend we're all surprised that the Calgary Flames are experiencing yet a third late-season collapse - or fourth if you consider the huge, 11-point NW division lead squandered in 08-09....

Flames Reportedly Sign F David Eddy of St. Cloud State


As per the St. Cloud Times, David Eddy of SCSU is on his way to the major league with a pending contract signing with the Calgary Flames looming. This hasn't been confirmed by the Flames...

Embrace the Chase: 12 Games Remaining


Breaking down the Calgary Flames playoff chances with but a dozen games remaining. -The pace for 8th place sits at 92 points, based on a .564 points percentage for the Phoenix Coyotes (San Jose,...

Game 69 Recap: Another Rollercoaster, Flames Beat Wild


It really has become all too familiar. The whole get a multi-goal lead and then give it right back thing has gotten old to Calgary Flames faithful and I keep looking for the team to do something to...

Embrace the Chase: 14 Games Remaining


Continuing to update the Calgary Flames chase for a playoff berth. -Despite being in 7th overall currently, the Phoenix Coyotes are actually on pace to finish 8th overall with a points percentage...

Game 68 Recap: Flames Cool Jets


When Olli Jokinen first arrived in Calgary I remember watching him line up taking shots in warm up of one of his first handful of games at the dome. It's his spot; draw a line diagonal from the...

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